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authorJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2018-10-16 07:16:05 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2018-10-16 07:16:05 (GMT)
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Merge branch 'dz/credential-doc-url-matching-rules'
Doc update. * dz/credential-doc-url-matching-rules: doc: clarify gitcredentials path component matching
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@@ -133,6 +133,12 @@ compares hostnames exactly, without considering whether two hosts are part of
the same domain. Likewise, a config entry for `http://example.com` would not
match: Git compares the protocols exactly.
+If the "pattern" URL does include a path component, then this too must match
+exactly: the context `https://example.com/bar/baz.git` will match a config
+entry for `https://example.com/bar/baz.git` (in addition to matching the config
+entry for `https://example.com`) but will not match a config entry for
+`https://example.com/bar`.
+
CONFIGURATION OPTIONS
---------------------